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13 Home Decor Pieces We’re Loving Right Now

Bold coffee tables, cozy seating and more of what’s new in stores across the West.

1. Belt Driven

Mario Bellini’s updated 932 MB1 Quartet chair (from $6,357) typifies the current embrace of maximalist, to-the-floor upholstery. Dwell Modern, Edmonton,

2. Frame Worthy

FontanaArte’s Setareh circular table lamp ($2,071) is a marble run-like structure of glass, geometry and precision. Le Belle Arti, Calgary,

3. Colour Wheel

Hagit Pincovici’s gallery-worthy coffee table is an abstract depiction of aerial photography: From Above ($6,850). Switzer Cult Creative, Vancouver,

4. Surface Work

Beyond Object desk accessories (from $98) are deceptively spare and technically sophisticated. To wit: a gravity-defying, one-handed-use tape dispenser and magnetically jointed pencil cups. Örling and Wu, Vancouver,

5. Fresh Tracks

The crisp, cool palette of French textile designer Eva Bellanger’s Brudslöja fabric ($7 per metre) is ideally suited to a minimalist winter retreat. Ikea, across the West,

6. Feeding Frenzy

Based on the popular Instagram feed @myrestaurants (Vancouver’s Savio Volpe and Mak N Ming have been featured), Appetizing Design ($54) chronicles the world’s most beautiful dining rooms. Indigo, across the West,

7. At Your Service

Vancouver native Tom Chung’s Profile servers ($40) are shaped to nest neatly in a bowl or drawer. Vancouver Special, Vancouver,; Hut K, Winnipeg,

8. Heat Score

Newly available in North America, Uchino bath towels (from $35) are made with fast-absorbing textiles. Three collections are available, including prints derived from traditional kimono patterns (as shown). Hudson’s Bay, across the West,

9. Great Dane

Skagerak is a family-owned Danish furniture company with a refined Nordic-meets-Japanese aesthetic (we love the versatility of their solid-oak Georg bench, $1,050). Old Faithful Shop, Vancouver,

10. Mineral Content

Handmade in Anmore, B.C., Salt and Stone’s Spa Stone soaps (from $16) are a blend of sea salts, moisturizing butters and heady scents like grapefruit and lavender. Nineteen Ten BoutiqueVancouver,

11. Clean Lines

A mere 24 inches wide, Fisher and Paykel’s streamlined FL600 washer and dryer (from $1,249 and $1,299, respectively) are easily tucked away—but with such good looks, why would you? Trail Appliances, across the West,

12. Perfect Pour

The new Dash collection (from $2,053) from Waterworks accomplishes that rare feat of pairing beautifully with both traditional and modern interiors. Cantu Bathrooms and Hardware, Vancouver,

13. Speaks Volumes

The Short Stack series of cookbooks ($45 for a set of three) organizes recipes around a featured ingredient. Next up—and just in time for New Year’s resolution season—butter. CB2, Vancouver,

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